Deadlight Hall
by Sarah Rayne

A long-ago crime continues to menace the present

When Michael Flint is asked by a colleague to investigate a reputedly haunted house, he is intrigued. Leo Rosendale’s childhood was blighted by a macabre tragedy in the grim Deadlight Hall – a tragedy that occurred towards the end of World War II, involving a set of twins who vanished. The fate of Sophie and Susannah Reiss was never discovered, and Leo has never been able to forget them.

When Michael, together with his fiancee Nell, begins to explore Deadlight Hall’s history, he discovers that in the 1880s another pair of sisters vanished from the house – and that there may also be much older and darker secrets lurking within its walls.

As Michael and Nell gradually peel back the sinister layers of the Hall’s unhappy past, they are unprepared for the eerie and threatening resonances they encounter – nor for the shocking truth of what took place there one long-ago midnight.


“Rayne tells a modern-day ghost story with a distinctly gothic feel”


Michael and Nell's fifth thriller is skillfully structured and packed with suspense.

Kirkus Reviews

Sarah Rayne

Sarah Rayne is the author of many novels of psychological and supernatural suspense, including the Nell West & Michael Flint series, the Phineas Fox mysteries and the Theatre of Thieves mysteries. She lives in Staffordshire.

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Deadlight Hall by Sarah Rayne is available in the following formats

Hardback978072788471828th August 2014144 X 222mm240£21.99
Ebook97817801062051st April 2015N/A240£4.99
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